2016
Written by Handsome Jack, John Lovick
Work of John Lovick
220 pages (Hardcover), published by Squash Publishing
Illustrated with drawings by John Lovick, Robin Fuqua
Language: English
50 entries
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John Lovick Acknowledgements
iv
John Lovick Foreword
ix
Handsome Jack Preface
xiii
Penn Jillette, Teller Introduction
xv
John Lovick Bottle? Rock It!
3
John Lovick On Openers
3
John Lovick The Handsome Jack Lotto presentation for McCombical Prediction
Inspired by
  • "Lucky Cards" (Roy Johnson, By My Guest Plus!, 1989)
11
John Lovick They Say It's Your Birthday animated drawing, given out at the end
Inspired by 17
John Lovick The 100th Dollar Bill Change no thumb tip
25
Joel Givens Bill Display Subtlety hands with bill shown empty while a second bill remains hidden
28
John Lovick Persona and Other Pieces of the Performance Puzzle
35
John Lovick, Bruce Cervon Ten-Card Red Rover with a Black Jack Kicker combo of cards to pocket, six-card repeat, homing card
Related to 45
John Lovick Buckle Count Tip
46
U. F. Grant Extra Pocket see also footnote 7
47
John Lovick, Helder Guimarães Streamlined Homage
Inspired by
  • "Homage" (Helder Guimarães, Red Mirror DVD, 2010)
48
Unknown Vertical Ascanio Spread
49
John Lovick That's My Ring! borrowed rings appear to be at several places at once
Inspired by 53
Unknown Slip Knot with Finger Ring
55
Emile Clifton Clifton's Ring Move
56
Michael Close Ring Switch
58
"Joro" Bruno Hennig Ring from Ring Box Extraction
59
John Lovick A Dip into Scripture predicting a selected bible verse
Inspired by 61
Unknown Number Force cards with numbers distributed, two-digit numbers formed and added
64
John Lovick, David Regal Handsome in Love fair elimination process, last remaining card predicted
Inspired by 69
John Lovick President Handsome riddle/illogicality with bills in which money is spent but apparently everyone, including the spender, walks away with profit
Inspired by 77
John Lovick Chic Thief pseudo psychometry with drawings
Inspired by
  • "Sneak Thief" (Larry Becker, Stunners, 1992)
83
Larry Becker Peeking a Drawing
86
John Lovick Saint Jack cards with predictions, any selected one becomes true, clown nose sight gag finale
Inspired by 99
Unknown Spectator Cuts to the Aces Procedure with three cards
Related to 103
John Lovick Hand in My Pocket one hand in pocket, selection signed and returned one-handed, appears in pocket in isolated hand, credit information, with four variations
Inspired by
  • "Pocket Nightmare" (Max Maven, finally published on Kayfabe DVDs, 2017)
107
Jack McMillen Production from Pocket top card of deck apparently extracted from pocket
110
Unknown Ultra Move brief
112
Unknown Wrist Turn Peek
112
John Lovick My Dream of Mind Reading blank deck finale, credit information
Inspired byVariations 115
Joshua Jay On "My Dream of Mind Reading" thoughts on this and Bob Hummer's "Mindreader's Dream"
117
Anton van Helden On "My Dream of Mind Reading" blank deck finale, thought-of card is only printed one
Inspired by 118
John Lovick Houdini Outdone! handcuff escape, linking with spectators arms
Inspired by
  • "Cuff Links" (Harry Anderson, Wise Guy, 1993)
  • "The Incredible Suit Jacket Escape" (Anthony Lindan, DVD, 2010)
121
John Lovick The Reparation
Inspired byVariationsAlso published here 129
John Lovick Piece by Piece Restorations credit information
129
John Lovick The Reparation Strikes Back
Inspired by 143
John Lovick Scripting and Similar Essentials
157
John Lovick Little House on the Scary illustration selected from book appears on slates
Inspired by 167
John Lovick Vainfabulation presentation for confabulation routine, no impression or double writing
Inspired by 175
John Lovick Envelope Load
Inspired by 186
John Lovick Eyes Wide Shut card from spectator's blouse to performer's fly
Inspired by
  • Dan Fleshman (The Very Best Yet!, 1990)
  • "The Risqué Aces" (Jason Randal, Magic for Professionals, 1982)
191
Sylvan Barnet Back Count three as four counted from deck, first one stolen back
Related to
  • Genii (July 1944)
192
Pete McCabe Face-Out Ghost Count vertical
192
John Lovick Mutilation & Restoration with Explanation (and Additional Restoration) paper torn and restored, fake explanation with grappler or sock (credit info about Harry Anderson), torn pieces restored as well
199
John Lovick John Lovick
213
John Lovick Handsome Jack
213
Data entered by Denis Behr.